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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can honestly say that if you are planning on having your wedding in Samui, the W Retreat is the place to have it. Every Bride wants their day to be perfect, and that it was. Not only are the grounds stunningly beautiful, but the staff went above and beyond to make sure everything went smoothly and exactly the way...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exactly what we expected... and a little more. Frequent visitor to W hotels across the world, this is certainly one we won't forget In a hurry ! Everything was perfect, minus one little incident on the beach, but was all resolved by Ice. Plenty of choice when it comes to food and drink. We spent New Years Eve, two couples,...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello JKZ10, I am glad that you did enjoy your Escape and New Year's Eve Celebrations with us. I am glad that Khun Ice was able to repair and fix the issues that you encountered, he is a true ambassador of the brand. Looking forward to welcoming you back to us again. Best, Daniel

Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

W retreat provides a casual approach but not at the expense of service. They are generous with complimentary things. The food is excellent. Buffet breakfast is excellent. The tropical pool villa is lovely.

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello janinew293, We are very happy that you enjoyed your escape with us. Wishing you all the best in the new year. Best, Daniel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From arrival to departure this resort was by far my most favorite throughout our trip in Thailand. The Team Members were very pleasant, friendly, genuine and always very attentive to our wants and needs and ensured that we were enjoying our stay and meeting our goal which was of relaxation. I have to mention some of the Team Members in...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello Maria, I am glad that you had such a great time during your stay with us! Thank you for recognizing our many talent for going the extra mile during your stay. Drop us a line with the travel bug strikes again and we will have a villa ready for you. All the best, Daniel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is pretty much perfect. The staff are ultra attentitive, the design is out of this world. Stayed for 5 nights over NYE and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the stay. The breakfast and main restaurant really are very good, if I was forced to find one aspect I wasn't over impressed with it would be the Japanese...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello Paul J, Thank you for your great endorsement of our hotel and The Kitchen Table Restaurant. I am sorry that we fell flat in Namu but I am glad that it didn't overly mar your experience. You are right, the New Year's Eve Party was a huge success and we will now use it as a template for next...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel but staff is the worst! Especially in the beach bar! I was there not one time! And every time like that. Staff is rude, boorish and they are always unhappy! Wish you to find money for well educated staff) The rest is good. Nice view, perfect music and good beach

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello Anastasiji K, I am glad that you enjoyed the physical beauty of W Koh Samui but I am very disappointed that we fell short on the people aspect. Can you please contact me directly at Daniel.simon@whotels.com, I would very much like to have some more in-depth knowledge of your experience so we can make some changes. All the best...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for NYE 2016 - they have built a hotel in a pristine area and constructed the most ugly elevated road to get to the hotel . How planners aloud this ugly blot is questionable. The hotel itself was nice perched on the cliff but the senior staff were the rudest and most stuck up I have ever...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello Michael, Thank you for your feedback. I would really like to know more about the issues that you had with our senior staff. I am hoping that you would email me at Daniel.simon@whotels.com and give me some more insight. All the best, Daniel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property is AMAZING - pool and beach are just gorgeous. They keep the entire place in immaculate shape. Our suite itself could not have been more spectacular. A++ for that side. The service people are great (guys who drive you around the property in golf carts, bartenders, etc, were all super nice. However, we have found some of the...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello, Jonathan D, Thank you for taking the time to review W Koh Samui. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our facilities and our Whatever/Whenever spirit! Your comments are very valuable to us and we will discuss ways to improve our helpfulness with the team today. We have just finished reviewing our prices as compared to other 5 Star...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure to spend 2 nights at the W and we really had a fab time!!! When we arrived it was rainy...hotel was well prepared and had a cooking class, mixology class, offered Hor chocolate and grabbed a few dvd from the library. We had breakfast at TKT and dinner. Food quality is very good...cooking class was great!!!!...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello Frank, I am glad that you and the family had a great Escape with us. Rain can put a damper on a vacation but I glad that the "Oops It Is Raining" program worked out so well. The Sweetspots around the resort is a just perfect for that indulgent snack that everyone deserves when they are on vacation. Looking...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first day , we were hit with a terrible pouring weather all day long. We can't go out of the hotel with the shuttle provided by the hotel due to flood. However, the hotel did their job pampering us in the hotel with various activities and one of them is cooking class. The chefs were very entertaining. We...

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WKohSamui, General Manager at W Retreat Koh Samui, responded to this review

Hello babi0607, WOW, thank you for your feedback. Thank you for taking part in our cooking classes and I heard that your son is a budding pastry chef! The team takes great pride in looking after our guests, thank you for recognizing them. Looking forward to welcoming you all back to us again. All the best, Daniel

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Namu
Namu
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Koh Samui Thailand's most pristine beach whose golden sands give way to the Island's most idyllic sunsets, W Retreat Koh Samui is the quintessential escape, with 74 private retreats - each with its own dive pool. Explore new levels of refreshment at AWAY(R) spa, and enjoy insider access to worlds of culinary WOW at our 2 signature restaurants. Then wink your way across Samui's most scenic playground - WOOBAR(R) - where W lights up the night with peerless mixology, live DJs, and signature W Happenings celebrating our passion for fashion, music and design. Whether for a wedding or a wish, Whatever/Whenever(R) has arrived. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Retreat Koh Samui

Address: 4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam | Surat Thani, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Mae Nam
Price Range: $589 - $1,073 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Retreat Koh Samui 5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
w Retreat Koh Samui Hotel Mae Nam
W Retreat Koh Samui Ko Samui, Thailand
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Mae Nam
#5 Spa Hotel in Mae Nam
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Mae Nam
#6 Family Hotel in Mae Nam
#7 Luxury Hotel in Mae Nam
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